IT Management Slideshow: Clueless Business Leaders Underestimate Power of ITBy Don Reisinger | Posted 08-04-2011
42 percent of respondents say they can gain unauthorized access to their companies' private documents.
39 percent of respondents say that their senior executives know nothing about what their own IT employees can and cannot access.
Among those respondents who are fearful of losing their jobs, 31 percent say they would take sensitive data with them to their next position.
Among those respondents who feel secure in their positions, only 18 percent say that they would take sensitive information with them.
22 percent of U.S. respondents are worried about their job security.
In the U.K., one-third of respondents are worried about their job security.
31 percent of respondents working in companies with fewer than 1,000 employees are concerned about job stability.
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In companies with more than 1,000 employees, only 20 percent of respondents say that they have concerns about the security of their jobs.
85 percent of U.K. respondents say that it "would be easy" for them to take sensitive information with them to another position.
76 percent of U.S. respondents say that walking off with sensitive information would be "easy."
9 percent of U.S. respondents admit that they have used their technical knowledge to unearth information on whether or not their jobs, or those of their colleagues, were at risk.